Wednesday 29 October 2014

Roll of Honour 29th October 1914

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: assisting the Manchester Regiment regain lost trenches at Festubert
·        8665 Private Frank Herbert BAYFORD, born Little Hadham [Hertfordshire], resided Bishop's Stortford [Hertfordshire] (Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez)
·        8391 Acting Corporal Joseph Alfred MALLETT, 26, son of William Mallett of 62 Napier Street, Norwich [Norfolk] (le Touret Memorial)

2nd Battalion: First Battle of Ypres - a counterattack in the area of Zandvoorde
·        9506 Private Alfred Arthur BLOGG, 23, son of Alfred and Eliza Blogg of 57 Denmark Road, New Catton [Norfolk] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
·        Lieutenant Edmund Elgood PUNCHARD, 24, son of Canon and the late Catherine Mary Punchard of Ely [Cambridgeshire]; he was mentioned in despatches (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
·        9667 Private Fred SPARY, born Markyate [Hertfordshire], resided Luton (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
·        9455 Corporal Alfred Albert STAPLES, born and resided Horsham [Sussex] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)

Died of Wounds

2nd Battalion
·        9833 Private William Alexandra CLARKE, born and resided Grimsbury resided [Oxfordshire] (Ypres Town Cemetery Extension)


1st Battalion

·        7903 Private Amos ROGERS, 34, son of Ambrose Rogers of Furneaux Pelham [Hertfordshire], husband of E Ball (ex Rogers) of 29 Trinity Street, Bishop's Stortford [Hertfordshire] (Porte-de-Paris Cemetery, Cambrai)

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